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Eyewitness Guide France

FRN01
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2016
672
1465440178
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This superb guide to all of France features color photography, dozens of excellent local maps and a region-by-region synopsis of the country's attractions. Handsome, convenient and up-to-date, this is the guide to carry.
$30.00

Long Ago in France, The Years in Dijon

FRN21
M.F.K. Fisher
Touchstone
1992
159
0671755145
PAPER
Food
0
0
0
0
A memoir of Fisher's years in France in the late '20s and early '30s, a time of exuberant discoveries of the glories of French food and French culture.
$13.95

France Map

FRN07
Michelin
Michelin Travel Publications
2014
1
2067123157
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A colorful, accurate and up-to-date map of France at a scale of 1:1,000,000.
$12.95

Dordogne Map D24

FRN60
IGN
IGN
2013
1
2118100728
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
Centered on Perigueux, this French-made map covers the Dordogne at a scale of 1:200,000.
$13.95

Environs de Lyon Map

FRN481
Michelin
Michelin Travel Publications
2011
1
2067149903
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A handy, folded map of Lyon and surroundings, with clear street detail and index.
$9.99

Fodor's Paris' 25 Best

FRN41
Fodor's
Fodor's
2016
176
0147546273
PAPER
Guidebook
5/13/2014
0
0
0
0
This shirt-pocket map and guide includes essential information on the city's history, highlights and sightseeing, ideal for a short visit to the City of Light.
$13.99

Michelin Green Guide Wine Regions of France

FRN513
Michelin Travel Publications
Michelin Travel Publications
2016
492
2067212567
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
The venerable Green Guide series profiles France's best wine tours (along its "wine routes") with their world-famous star rating system, plus well-researched places to stay and eat, colorful maps and suggested activities. 5th edition.
$21.99

Rough Guide France

FRN183
Rough Guide
Rough Guides
2016
1064
0241204437
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive guide to France, covering history, art, music and culture in detail. With a region-by-region overview of attractions and practical travel information.
$26.99

The Food of France

FRN17
Waverly Root
Vintage Books
1992
450
0679738975
PAPER
Food
0
0
0
0
An evocative and beautifully written survey of French food. First published in 1958 and revised in the mid-1970s, the book covers the important regions of French cuisine by dividing them into domains of Butter (northern France), Fat (Alsace) and Oil (the south).
$18.00

A Traveller's History of France

FRN08
Robert Cole
Interlink Publishing Group
2008
256
1566566061
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This fast-moving survey covers the conquests of ancient Gaul through the heady days of revolution to modern times.
$14.95

France from the Air

FRN598
Yann Arthus-Bertrand
Harry N. Abrams
2006
340
0810959526
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
This spectacular book of photographs, one in a series by Yann Arthus-Bertrand, showcases the rivers, fields, landscapes and cities of France in a series of dramatic low-altitude shots. With a introductory history and descriptive captions.
$55.00

The Road from the Past, Traveling through History in France

FRN03
Ina Caro
Harvest Books
1996
339
0156003635
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Time travel through France by way of its finest castles, chateaux, cathedrals and monasteries. This unusual travelogue is an invaluable companion for traveling in Paris, southern France, the Dordogne and the Loire Valley, combining personal observation wi
$17.95

The Gothic Enterprise, A Guide to Understanding the Medieval Cathedral

EUR190
Robert A. Scott
University of California Press
2005
294
0520246802
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
An enthusiast, Scott delves into the history, design, architecture and wonder of Europe's medieval cathedrals and great Abbey churches.
$26.95

The Impressionists at Home

FRN600
Pamela Todd
Thames & Hudson
2005
0500512396
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
1/1/2112
0
0
0
0
An illustrated, authoritative social history of the French impressionists and their homes. With biographies, 175 photographs and information on homes and gardens open to the public.
$35.00

A Moveable Feast

FRN26
Ernest Hemingway
Touchstone
1996
211
068482499X
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A treasure for anyone interested in Parisian cafe society and its luminaries circa 1925. Hemingway includes sharp portraits of Gertrude Stein, Ezra Pound, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ford Maddox Ford and others who idled on their way to greatness.
$16.00

Adventures on the Wine Route, A Wine Buyer's Tour of France

FRN72
Kermit Lynch
Noonday Press
1990
271
0374522669
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A delightful and warmly anecdotal book highly recommended for anyone touring the wine regions of France. Lynch brings the domains and appellations of French wine to full-blown life and his portraits of the grand personalities who make the wine are priceless.
$19.00

Between Meals, An Appetite for Paris

FRN32
A.J. Liebling
North Point Press
2004
182
086547236X
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
1
0
0
Liebling captures with stylish prose his coming-of-age in Paris in this elegant memoir, which is also a tribute to French cuisine.
$15.00

My Life in France

FRN596
Julia Child
Doubleday
2007
317
0307277690
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Child's characteristically ebullient record of Paris and Provence, her many friends, family and memorable meals, in the years after WWII, turned into a movie starring Meryl Streep and Stanley Tucci (as husband Paul).
$17.00

Talk to the Snail, Ten Commandments to Understanding the French

FRN643
Stephen Clarke
Bloomsbury USA
2006
258
1596913096
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Clarke's essays on France and the French, as witty as they are useful, combine a guide to cultural understanding with some perfectly rendered, entertaining and tongue-in-cheek notes on how to speak proper French.
$15.95

The Age of Napoleon

FRN629
Alistair Horne
Modern Library
2006
218
0812975553
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A trenchant observer of the French and popular historian, Horne offers the drama, ego, victory and times of Napoleon in this brief, lively biography in the excellent Modern Library Chronicles series.
$16.00

France in Mind

FRN384
Alice Powers
Vintage Books
2003
352
0375714359
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
This wonderful selection of essays, excerpts and stories filters the experience of being in France through the lens of 33 British and American writers.
$16.95

In a Dark Wood Wandering, A Novel of the Middle Ages

FRN86
Hella Haasse
Academy Chicago
1991
594
089733356X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
With a cast of thousands including Joan of Arc and the Dukes of Burgundy, this 1949 historical novel renders the political intrigue, people and texture of 15th-century Europe and of medieval court life during the Hundred Years War.
$21.95

Suite Francaise

FRN642
Irene Nemirovsky
Vintage Books
2007
431
1400044731
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Rediscovered after 60 years, Nemirovsky's two lustrous novellas capture the rhythms and peculiarities of daily life in German-occupied France with warmth and wit.
$16.00

The Railway Viaduct

FRN752
Edward Marston
International Map
2007
0749081147
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
In the third installment of the popular Railway Detective series, Colbeck and Leeming are off to France when a mysterious man is stabbed on a train. Set in 1852, this mystery is full of historical detail and suspense.
$16.95

Travelers' Tales France

FRN05
James O'Reilly, Larry Habegger
Traveler's Tales
2002
528
1885211732
PAPER
Anthology
1/1/2112 12:00:00 AM
0
0
0
0
A wonderful collection of mostly contemporary tales, including such marvelous authors as Peter Mayle, M.F.K. Fisher, Mort Rosenblum, Ina Caro and Jan Morris. Organized thematically, it's a good introduction to the history, culture and character of France.
$18.95

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Eyewitness Guide Paris

FRN02
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2018
440
1465460454
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Gorgeous, well-illustrated and filled with maps, this compact book provides an excellent overview of the French capital, its history, traditions and sights.
$19.99

The Lost Upland, Stories of Southwest France

FRN11
W.S. Merwin
Counterpoint
2016
320
1619027747
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Three richly evocative stories of life in a Dordogne village by the Pulitzer Prize-winning Merwin, one of our finest living poets. Originally published in 1992, the book is steeped in history, food and personality. The author owns a house in Loubressac ov
$16.95

Blue Guide Southwest France

FRN53
Delia Gray-Durant
W. W. Norton & Company
2006
648
0393328937
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A compact guide with a strong focus on history and architecture, including the region's prehistoric caves and grottos, splendid medieval towns, castles and cathedrals.
$28.95

Traveller's Wine Guide to France

FRN13
Christopher Fielden
Interlink Publishing Group
2007
192
156656624X
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A slim but very informative, lavishly illustrated vineyard-by-vineyard guide to the wines and wine-producing regions of France.
$22.00

Companion Guide Gascony and Dordogne

FRN06
Richard Barber
Boydell & Brewer
2002
348
1900639270
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive, personable guide, organized as a series of walking tours and featuring neighborhood maps, illustrations and excellent recommendations on food and wine.
$34.95

Eyewitness Guide Provence & the Cote D'Azur

FRN18
Roger Williams
DK Publishing
2016
272
1465437649
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This is an illustrated, colorful guide to the art and architecture, literature, history and attractions of Provence. With photographs and site plans, maps and sections on the Riviera, the Var, Bouches-du-Rhone, Vaucluse and the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence.
$23.00

The Age of the Cathedrals, Art and Society 980-1420

EUR01
Georges Duby
University of Chicago Press
1983
320
0226167704
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
French scholar Duby, writing very accessibly, describes both the great cathedrals and the philosophical, religious, and political climate that enabled them to be built in this classic.
$28.00

Michelin Green Guide Dordogne Berry Limousin

FRN15
Michelin Travel Publications
Michelin Travel Publications
2017
432
2067220551
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A thorough introduction to the region in the classic Michelin style.
$22.99

The Sun King

FRN33
Nancy Mitford
NYRB
2012
255
1590174917
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An opulent, celebrated biography of Louis XIV. Gracefully written in a witty, conversational style, Mitford's book brings Versailles to vibrant life.
$15.95

Provence Alps French Riviera Map 527

FRN22
Michelin Travel Publications
Michelin Travel Publications
2016
2
2067209434
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A colorful and detailed map of the region from Lyon to Marseille along the Rhone River, at a scale of 1:200,000.
$12.95

Michelin Green Guide Provence

FRN23
Michelin Travel Publications
Michelin Travel Publications
2017
408
2067216090
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive driving guide, organized alphabetically, and featuring detailed maps of each region, city and village.
$22.99

A Year in Provence

FRN19
Peter Mayle
Vintage Books
1991
207
0679731148
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
The original best-selling tale of settling down in Provence, told with warmth and a great deal of humor. It offers a wonderful inside look at the charms and quirks of the people and the countryside in the south of France.
$15.95

Two Towns in Provence

FRN27
M. F. K. Fisher
Vintage Books
1983
208
0394716310
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
1
0
0
Celebrated food writer M.F.K. Fisher contrasts village life in Aix-en-Provence with bustling Marseilles, evoking these two favorite places with anecdote and loving description.
$18.95

The Most Beautiful Villages of Provence

FRN28
Michael Jacobs
W. W. Norton & Company
2012
299
0500289964
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
With an excellent introduction to the history, culture, landscapes and pleasures of Southern France, this illustrated guide features 34 towns and villages across Provence from the Vaucluse to Bonnieux and Gordes, tranquil Alpine villages and southern vineyards.
$26.95

Vincent Van Gogh, The Passionate Eye

FRN29
Pascal Bonafoux
Thames & Hudson UK
1992
175
0500300143
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
From Paris to Asnieres, Amsterdam and Provence, this jewel of a book traces the life and art of Vincent Van Gogh, the spirited, self-destructive painter who celebrated the south of France. Engaging, compact and illustrated with hundreds of photographs.
$15.95

A World Lit Only By Fire: The Medieval Mind and the Renaissance, Portrait of an Age

EUR06
William Manchester
Little Brown and Company
1993
336
0316545562
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Organized into sections on the Renaissance, Reformation and Discovery, Manchester's popular history evokes in vivid detail the great figures and daily life of the 16th century, including Henry VIII, Magellan, Borgia, da Vinci and Martin Luther.
$16.00

Monet, the Ultimate Impressionist

FRN35
Anthony Roberts (Translator), Sylvie Patin
Thames & Hudson UK
1993
176
0500300305
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A colorful pocket-size reference to Monet's life, paintings and contemporaries, perfect for those visiting Giverny.
$15.95

Lust for Life

NTH18
Irving Stone
Plume
1989
487
0452262496
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Emotionally charged, controversial and utterly readable, this well-known, fictionalized biography probes the life of Van Gogh from his auspicious beginnings as a London art dealer to his death at 37.
$18.00

D-Day June 6, 1944

FRN40
Stephen Ambrose
Simon and Schuster Inc.
1995
655
068480137X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Written by the best-selling historian Stephen Ambrose, this well-researched narrative draws together interviews and government documents to tell the gripping tale of D-Day.
$19.99

Eyewitness Guide Loire Valley

FRN43
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2015
264
1465427090
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Visually rich, comprehensive, and practical, this guidebook is an excellent introduction to the history, culture and attractions of the Loire Valley. Highly recommended.
$25.00

Mont Saint Michel and Chartres

FRN44
Henry Brooks Adams
Penguin
1986
398
0140390545
PAPER
History
12/11/2017 12:00:00 AM
0
0
0
0
First published at the turn of the century, this classic work is a meditation on the medieval world as reflected through its most famous religious structures.
$18.00

The Autumn of the Middle Ages

EUR17
Johan Huizinga
University of Chicago Press
1997
467
0226359948
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A pioneering work of social and cultural history, this well-translated classic of 1924 is a richly detailed portrait of life, thought and art in 14th- and 15th-century France and the Netherlands.
$32.00

The Secret Life of the Seine

FRN48
Mort Rosenblum
Da Capo Press
2001
290
0306810743
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
After losing his Paris apartment, Rosenblum, a born storyteller, takes to a houseboat moored on the Seine. The result is this entertaining tour of the places and people he encounters during his explorations along the river.
$17.99

Normandy Map 513

FRN49
Michelin
Michelin Travel Publications
2016
2
2067209655
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A colorful, detailed map of Normandy at a scale of 1:200,000, featuring Rouen, Le Havre and the route of the Seine from west of Paris to the Atlantic.
$12.95

Normandy Map 513

FRN49
Michelin
Michelin Travel Publications
2016
2
2067209655
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A colorful, detailed map of Normandy at a scale of 1:200,000, featuring Rouen, Le Havre and the route of the Seine from west of Paris to the Atlantic.
$12.95

Regional Map of Languedoc-Roussillon

FRN61
IGN
IGN
2014
2
2758532980
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed map of the Languedoc-Roussillon region, updated and revised, including city plans and place-name index.
$14.95

Auvergne-Limousin Map 522

FRN62
Michelin
Michelin Travel Publications
2014
1
2067135309
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A regional map at a scale of 1:200,000
$11.95

Perfume, The Story of a Murderer

FRN69
Patrick Suskind
Vintage Books
2001
255
0375725849
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The chilling tale of Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, a monster in pursuit of the prefect perfume, rich in the earthy details of 18th-century Paris.
$16.00

Companion Guide Burgundy

FRN73
Robert Speaight, Francis Pagan
Boydell & Brewer
2000
385
1900639173
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A personable district-by-district guide to Burgundy, this intelligent (and very British) book interweaves maps, some illustrations and plenty of opinionated detail regarding local geography, history and culture.
$34.95

South Wind Through the Kitchen, The Best of Elizabeth David

MED30
Elizabeth David
David R. Godine
2011
400
1906502900
HARD COVER
Food
0
0
0
0
A selection of 200 recipes and travel essays from Elizabeth David's nine influential books, including Book of Mediterranean Food and French Country Cooking.
$29.95

Two Lives of Charlemagne

FRN77
Nofker the Stammerer Einhard, Lewis G.M. Thorpe (Translator)
Penguin
1969
227
0140442138
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Two 8th-century histories of Charlemagne and his military conquests. Both present a vivid account of his life and times, already establishing him as a legendary character.
$16.00

Brittany Map

FRN79
Michelin Travel Publications
Michelin Travel Publications
2014
1
2067135201
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A regional map of Brittany, scaled at 1:200,000, depicting major and minor roadways, trails, topography, cities and towns plus tourist attractions.
$11.95

The Most Beautiful Villages of Burgundy

FRN80
James Bentley, Hugh Palmer (Photographer)
Thames & Hudson
1998
224
0500018626
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Divided geographically, this handsome book is an illustrated portrait of the region, its landscape, architecture and people. With maps, a travel guide and 260 photographs.
$40.00

The Cook and the Gardener, A Year of Recipes and Writings from the French Countryside

FRN85
Amanda Hesser
W. W. Norton & Company
1999
632
0393046680
HARD COVER
Food
0
0
0
0
An American cook in Burgundy records her recipes and growing fondness for a very French gardener in this narrative cookbook. It includes 250 recipes and some fine observations on local people and places.
$35.00

Michelin Green Guide Brittany

FRN90
Michelin Travel Publications
Michelin Travel Publications
2016
480
2067212435
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A thorough introduction to Brittany, featuring brief descriptions of all the major attractions.
$21.99

1066, The Year of the Conquest

GBR115
David Howarth
Penguin Putnam
1981
207
0140058508
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A crack medievalist and storyteller, Howarth brings to life the momentous events of 1066 in rich, anecdotal history -- a classic portrait of the Norman invasion and conquest of England.
$15.00

Sylvia Beach and the Lost Generation, A History of Literary Paris in the Twenties and Thirties

FRN92
Noel Riley Fitch
W. W. Norton & Company
1985
447
0393302318
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A vivid portrait of life among intellectual expatriates in post-WWI Paris.
$21.95

Paris Was Yesterday

FRN93
Janet Flanner, Irving Drutman (Editor)
Harcourt Books
1988
232
0156709902
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Like many American writers in '20s and '30s, journalist Janet Flanner left the States to join the Paris intellectual scene. In characteristically masterful prose, here are her impressions of life in Paris between the wars.
$20.95

Strong of Body, Brave & Noble: Chivalry & Society in Medieval France

FRN109
Constance Brittain Bouchard
Cornell University Press
1998
198
0801485487
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A scholarly portrait of the nobles and knights in 11th-13th century France
$23.95

Talking It Over

GBR118
Julian Barnes
Vintage Books
1992
272
0679736875
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A modern version of "Jules and Jim.'
$16.00

Citizens, A Chronicle of the French Revolution

FRN115
Simon Schama
Random House
1990
948
0679726101
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A detailed account of the French Revolution from an eminent historian.
$32.00

Impressionism, Art, Leisure, and Parisian Society

FRN117
Robert L. Herbert
Yale University Press
1991
324
0300050836
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A magnificently illustrated social history, this book shows the cafes, opera houses, dance halls and other places of entertainment and leisure that inspired some of the great Impressionist paintings.
$38.50

Lonely Planet French Phrasebook

FRN120
Marie-Helene Girard, Anny Monet
Lonely Planet Publications
2015
272
1743214448
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
This handy phrasebook focuses on pronunciation, basic grammar and essential vocabulary for the traveler.
$9.99

Toujours Provence

FRN121
Peter Mayle
Vintage Books
1992
241
0679736042
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
The sequel to the best-selling memoir "A Year in Provence," this is another touching look at country life in southern France. Describing the setting and people with detail and warmth, Mayle creates an evocative portrait of Provence, rife with amusing personal anecdotes.
$15.95

The Count of Monte Cristo

FRN122
Alexandre Dumas, David Coward (Editor)
Everyman's Library
2009
1168
0192833952
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
Dumas's absorbing classic of hidden treasure, guile and revenge in a newly revised translation for the Everyman's Library.
$30.00

Les Miserables

FRN123
Victor Hugo, Norman McAfee (Translator), Lee Fahnestock (Translator)
Signet
2013
1476
045141943X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The classic tale of redemption set against the backdrop of the French Revolution.
$9.95

The Hunchback of Notre-Dame

FRN124
Victor Hugo
Signet
2010
510
0451531515
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
The compelling story of a deformed bell-ringer set in medieval France.
$5.95

The Complete Claudine

FRN125
Colette
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2001
560
0374528039
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
A collection of four short novels about coming of age as a woman in turn-of-the-century France. Colette beautifully evokes period and place in this vivid portrait of Victorian Paris.
$22.00

For Kids

Cathedral, The Story of its Construction

EUR24
David MacAulay
Houghton Mifflin Company
1981
77
0395175135
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
In this illuminating book for middle readers, master draughtsman MacAulay presents text and innovative drawings that detail the planning and construction of a 13th-century Gothic cathedral. It's a masterpiece.
$11.99

The Family Under the Bridge

FRN313
Natalie Savage Carlson, Garth Williams (Illustrator)
HarperCollins
1989
123
0064402509
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
This Newbery Medal winning book for children ages 9-12 is a charming, wonderfully human story recounting the Parisian adventures of the hobo Armand and the three homeless children who make him shed his grumpy ways.
$6.99

A Proud Taste for Scarlet and Miniver

GBR245
E.L. Konigsburg
Aladdin Books
2001
208
068984624X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
A marvelous fictionalized portrait of Eleanor of Aquitaine, queen of France and England successively, traveler to Constantinople, wife of a future saint, mother of Richard the Lionheart and for 15 years a prisoner of the English Crown. For young adults.
$7.99

The Little Prince

FRN361
Antoine de Saint Exupery, Richard Howard (Translator)
Harcourt Books
2000
83
0156012197
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
Antoine de Saint-Exupery's modern fable, enshrined in the hearts of many. First published in 1943, it tells of a naif extraterrestrial who wanders from planet to planet, learning wisdom as he goes.
$11.99

The Three Musketeers

FRN362
Alexandre Dumas
Oxford University Press
2009
663
0199538468
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
This French standard may be long -- and written almost 200 years ago -- but it is page-turning fare for young adults, who'll stay up 'til the wee hours to find out what became of D'Artagnan, Aramis, Athos, Porthos and the nefarious Lady DeWinter.
$12.95

The Scarlet Pimpernel

FRN363
Baroness Orczy
Modern Library
2000
320
0812966112
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
Wildly popular since his debut in 1903, the man known as the Scarlet Pimpernel is a foppy English lord by day and a daring genius by night. Here's the rip-roaring classic, set during the French Revolution.
$9.95

Vincent Van Gogh, Portrait of an Artist

NTH60
Sandra Jordan, Jan Greenberg
2003
144
0440419174
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A compassionate, unsensationalistic biography, well written and geared for kids ages 9-12. With an eight-page insert of color reproductions.
$6.99

This is Paris

FRN466
Miroslav Sasek
Rizzoli International
2004
64
0789310635
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
First published in 1958, this is a facsimile edition of Sasek's classic portrait of Paris for children. The Louvre, Eiffel Tower and other attractions are depicted with bright, stylized illustrations. Ages 4-8.
$17.95

Pardon My French

FRN617
Cathy Hapka
Puffin
2005
192
0142404594
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
Missing her boyfriend, Nicole is lonely in the City of Lights when she studies abroad. But with the help of some new friends -- and a handsome Frenchman -- she might change her mind. In the S.A.S.S. series.
$7.99

Bel Ria, Dog of War

FRN621
Sheila Burnford
NYRB
2006
256
1590172116
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
In the summer of 1940, a performing dog whose gypsy owner has been killed by the Nazis wanders through war-torn Europe, affecting the lives of the humans he encounters. A moving tale for readers aged 10 and up.
$17.95